The QHRU team (L to R)
Veronica Vare , Physiotherapist
Dr. Timothy Scott, Research Director
M.R (patient), Peter Abolfathi, Biomedical
Engineer. Photo: Noel Kessel
November 7, 2004 A rehabilitation glove powered by artificial muscles has won the recent AUD $10,000 British Council Eureka Prize for inspiring science. Designed by the Quadriplegic Hand Research Unit at the Royal North Shore Hospital, the invention will help people with permanent hand-movement loss to perform the daily functions most of us take for granted.